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Disease Heat Stroke

Name Heat Stroke
Synonyms Heatstroke | Heatstrokes | Heat Strokes | Stroke, Heat | Strokes, Heat
Definition A condition caused by the failure of body to dissipate heat in an excessively hot environment or during PHYSICAL EXERTION in a hot environment. Contrast to HEAT EXHAUSTION, the body temperature in heat stroke patient is dangerously high with red, hot skin accompanied by DELUSIONS; CONVULSIONS; or COMA. It can be a life-threatening emergency and is most common in infants and the elderly.
Categories Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D018883

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Heat Stroke Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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